African American Doctors of World War I: The Lives of 104 by W. Douglas Fisher,Joann H. Buckley

By W. Douglas Fisher,Joann H. Buckley

In global warfare I, 104 African American medical professionals joined the U.S. military to take care of the 40,000 males of the 92nd and 93rd Divisions, the Army’s in basic terms black strive against devices. The infantry regiments of the 93rd arrived first and have been grew to become over to the French to fill gaps of their decimated strains. The 92nd department got here later and fought along different American devices. a few of these medical professionals rose to prominence; others died younger or later succumbed to the industrial and social demanding situations of the days. starting with their project to the clinical officials education Camp (Colored)—the just one in U.S. history—this e-book covers the early years, schooling and struggle reports of those physicians, in addition to their careers within the black groups of early twentieth century America.

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